Mobile Blockade


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, February 13, 1864

Welcome to our online collection of Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers. This collection presents you with a valuable source or original reports and illustrations of the War. Harper's was the prominent source of information for people during the war, and today is popular among collectors and researchers.

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Mobile Blockade

You are viewing an original 1864 illustration of the Blockade of Mobile, Alabama.  The illustration is captioned, "The United States Sloop of War Richmond on Blockade, off Mobile - [See Page 101]".  The picture shows a dramatic image of the Sloop Richmond.  




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